On May 13, 2021, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held a new Express Entry draw for candidates in the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) Program. In round #187, Canada issued 4,147 Invitations to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence and the lowest score was 401 points, one point more compared to round #185. The tie-breaking rule for this round was April 29, 2021 at 11:48:14 UTC. In total, IRCC already issued 66,475 invitations to apply in seventeen draws of Express Entry. 62,855 ITAs were issued for candidates in the CEC Program.
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- Alberta invited new candidates and updated the AINP inventory